Twas the Night Before Christmas in Bali

As part of our Christmas season offering, we hope you’ll take the time to listen to this Bali Update Podcast featuring a poem by long-time Bali ex-pat and author Richard E. Lewis inspired by the well-known poem written by Clement Clarke Moore in 1823 – “Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Pour yourself a cup of coffee and a piece of Christmas cake while we share a very Balinese version of “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Link to “Twas the Night Before Christmas in Bali – on YouTube,

Glossary of Possibly Unfamiliar Terms:

Listrik was mati– the electricity was off

Tikar – a woven mat

Dokar – a two-wheeled carriage

Barong – a mythical Balinese creature part cow, lion, or dragon

Canggu – a popular tourist enclave in North Kuta, Bali

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